Five Blogs – 27 January 2017

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Dear tech companies: Stop shipping unfinished shit
Written by: Sean Hollister

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List
Written by: Stephanie Vozza

All I know is I’m lost without you
Written by: Chris T. Armstrong

Listens Learned in Software Testing
Written by: James Thomas

What is the right reason to leave a job?
Written by: Jerry Weinberg

Quote of the day:
“Do not read as children do to enjoy themselves, or, as the ambitious do to educate themselves. No, read to live.” -Gustave Flaubert

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Five Blogs – 20 December 2016

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

6 Ways to Screen Job Candidates for Strategic Thinking
Written by: John Sullivan

The Testing Pendulum: Finding balance in exploration
Written by: Katrina Clokie

This is About That: Deconstructing Your Approach to Preparation
Written by: Scott Savage

Leap in the Dark
Written by: Elisabeth Hocke

The beginning
Written by: Lee Marshall

Quote of the day:
“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up” -Babe Ruth

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Five Blogs – 25 March 2016

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The Internet of Things Has Changed the Definition of Good Software
Written by: Stefano Rizzo

Mob programming and groupthink
Written by: Maaret Pyhäjärvi

From QA to Engineering Productivity
Written by: Ari Shamash

7 Things Game of Thrones Taught Me About Leadership
Written by: Amber Stanley

Getting Out of Here
Written by: James Thomas

Quote of the day:
“All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward” -Ellen Glasgow

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Five Blogs – 19 November 2015

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

25 Challenging Tester & QA Interview Questions
Written by: Simon Knight

Lean is not Six Sigma…Quality is not the Absence of Defects
Written by: Adam Yuret

A bug count in context
Written by: Thomas Ponnet

Lost In San-Francisco Depot
Written by: Albert Gareev

Are you sure? The reassurance in uncertainty
Written by: Rich Rogers

Quote of the day:
“Once you decide to work for yourself, you never go back to work for somebody else” -Alan Sugar

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Five Blogs – 10 November 2015

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

Heuristics
Written by: Daniel Donbavand

What Peter Drucker Had to Say About Automation
Written by: Rick Wartzman

Principles Not Rules, part 2
Written by: Iain McCowatt

Specialists and the wonderful world of job titles
Written by: Rich Rogers

Don’t Fail Fast
Written by: Justin Rohrman

Quote of the day:
“Profit itself has no value; it is what it can be used for that has value.” -Russell L. Ackoff

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Five Blogs – 10 September 2015

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The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

API, Web Services & Microservices Testing Pathway
Written by: Katrina Clokie

What do you do when hiring managers are looking for a set of skills you don’t have but you sorely want? You learn.
Written by: Rob Lambert

How to test with non-testers
Written by: Neil Studd

Why You Need a Mentor
Written by: Steve Keating

The Cold Wet Nose Of Reality
Written by: Bob Marshall

EXTRA:

1000 times Five Blogs A Day
Written by: Simon ‘Peter’ Schrijver

Quote of the day:
“Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time” -Steven Wright

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Five Blogs – 27 March 2015

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

What’s A Good Job?
Written by: Bob Marshall

How to Turn a Bad Presentation Into a Good One
Written by: Jurgen Appelo

Can Outsourcing Quality Really Be A Good Thing?
Written by: Ally Gill

Self-Made vs. Set-Up
Written by: Hannah Becker

Must I take on extra work?
Written by: KC

Quote of the day:
“Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality” -Bruce Lee

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Five Blogs – 23 February 2015

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The World Needs Starters and Finishers
Written by: Michael Larsen

Personal Credibility Strategy for Testers
Written by: Jeff Nyman

Product versus Project: Exposing Behavior Differences
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Get Your Passion Project Moving Without Quitting Your Day Job
Written by: Rebecca Knight

What Does “Scaling Agile” Really Mean?
Written by: Jay Stanton Goldstein

Quote of the day:
“There are several paths one can take, but not every path is open to you” -Claire Bloom

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Five Blogs – 25 December 2014

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

What Makes an Effective Executive
Written by: Peter F. Drucker

The Biased Manager
Written by: Leigh Steere

When Programmers (and Testers) Do Their Jobs
Written by: Michael Bolton

Zero Defects? Mr. CIO, you ain’t gonna get it!
Written by: Rajesh Mathur

5 Productivity-Enhancing Habits for Working at Home
Written by: Murray Newlands

Quote of the day:
“Change is often resisted when it is needed the most” -Lolly Daskal

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Five Blogs – 19 December 2014

The (best) five blogs I read today. Check them out.

You Can Live Without a Resume!
Written by: Michael Larsen

Why Work Should Get a Little Harder Every Day
Written by: Ron Friedman

Richard Branson on the Art of Public Speaking
Written by: Richard Branson

A Heuristic Approach to Test Charters
Written by: Adam Howard

Training Strategies for Transformations and Change: Active Learning
Written by: Thomas Cagley

Quote of the day:
“Being honest may not get you many friends, but it’ll always get you the right ones” -John Lennon

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